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15 yo boy, problematic yeast infection or jock itch

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I am a 15 year old boy. Recently, I have been experiencing itching on the part of the leg near my penis and a little on the scrotum. After searching a lot I found that this is called yeast infection or jock itch. This is being very problematic for me. Please help.


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replied November 2nd, 2014
Yeast Infection Answer A49821
Hi,
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Avoid self medication and manipulation. Visit your doctor/urologist/dermatologist for thorough examination and evaluation to look for the exact cause for the symptoms that you describe. Further treatment options can be suggested based on your examination findings and evaluation results. Avoid use of harsh soap or perfumes in the area. Use loose cotton undergarments and avoid use of tight fitting clothes. Avoid sweat accumulation in the area and keep the area clean and dry. Rinse undergarments well and use antiseptic solution for the last rinse. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/urologist/dermatologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.


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